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Inspiration House: cozy art & meditation retreat

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Inspiration House: cozy art & meditation retreat

Entire house
5 guests3 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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Sparkling clean
7 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.

Come nourish your spirit at Inspiration House! Just blocks from town, you're easy walking distance to everything Oberlin. Directly across the street is a public park & rail trail. Cleveland is just 25 minutes away by car.

Built in the 1870s, Inspiration House was dedicated in 2018 to offer small-group retreats and workshop space. Operated by a nonprofit, our mission is to renew and inspire guests of all backgrounds. There are no TVs onsite.


Air conditioning
Hot water
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed


Extra space around bed
Accessible-height bed



24 reviews
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Stylish space
Bairbre User Profile
October 2019
What a wonderful place to stay! Beautiful, historic home on quiet side street, near Arboretum. Approx. 10 minutes walk to College and center of town. Plenty of comfy beds; well stocked kitchen, good showers, plenty of towels. Eclectic selection of books in library upstairs. Host…
Liz User Profile
September 2019
Inspiration House is truly quaint, peaceful and relaxing. It’s a great place to unwind and try to ground yourself against the chaos of day to day life. Elyria is a spectacular host and truly looks to help accommodate you in any way she can. Oberlin itself is a beautiful town. The…
Elizabeth User Profile
August 2019
This house is SO much larger and nicer than the pictures show! It's on a lovely quiet street, very walkable to the town and college of Oberlin with amenities I have NEVER seen anywhere else. The beds were SO comfortable, (That is soooo important) the check in and check out easy…
Becky User Profile
July 2019
We had an excellent stay! The house has tons of space, is super clean and very conveniently located. Elyria was very easy to communicate with and answered all of my questions. We would definitely stay here again.
Karen User Profile
July 2019
Inspiration House provides many options for sleeping, large spaces for socializing, and many amenities.
Sabrina User Profile
July 2019
FANTASTIC, peaceful home. Great for a get away!
Delaney User Profile
June 2019
This house was so beautiful and so close to downtown Oberlin. My friends and I stayed before and after my wedding and we loved the space and learning about the history. Anything you need can be found in this house from soap to towels to coffee and tea, even extra food! We…

Hosted by Elyria

Medina, OHJoined in July 2013
Elyria User Profile
114 Reviews
1 Reference
Elyria is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm an artist with an adventurous streak that occasionally turns practical! I got into hosting with AirBnB a few years ago and absolutely love it. I've hosted in four states now, and met people from all over the world. My current listings are all in Oberlin, Ohio, and they're…
Interaction with guests
We travel a good deal for work, and are often away. We're generally available noon to midnight if you need anything! We like giving guests as much space as is comfortable, so sometimes we won't see you at all, but if you have questions or would like an introductory tour of the…
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox
After 4PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events